Antarctica is Earth’s southernmost continent, containing the geographic South Pole. It is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. At 5.4 million square miles [14.0 million square kilometers], it is the fifth-largest continent in area after Asia, Africa, North America, and South America.
This video gives a glimpse into the beauty that is the Antarctic wilderness. All video images were taken along the Antarctic peninsula.